Paleo Chocolate Cake recipe I wanted to share with you. This will be a hit for all your upcoming gatherings. You know for those paleo folks. It’s chocolate-y, fluffy, and rich all in one. After you have enjoyed this recipe check even more healthy options at Healthy Dessert Recipes our home page.
You can make this cake in two small pans. Then putting the frosting in between. Then add the frosting on top. You get a small, two-layered cake. This can be for small gatherings.
You can also make a larger cake by doubling the recipe. This will be for larger gatherings. I will be making this again for a party. I’m throwing it in a few months. When I make this for a party, people are always surprised. They cant believe it’s healthy and sugar-free! Did I forget to mention that this is also PALEO! Hence the name Paleo Chocolate Cake.
Here’s the recipe:
Paleo Chocolate Cake
Ingredients for Cake
- 1 cup almond flour
- ½ cup cocoa powder
- ¼ cup coconut flour, sifted
- ½ tsp sea salt
- 1 tsp baking soda
- ½ cup butter, melted or coconut oil, liquefied
- ½ cup maple syrup
- 4 eggs, room temperature
- ½ cup dark chocolate chunks
Ingredients for Chocolate Frosting for the Paleo Chocolate Cake
- 10 oz dark chocolate chips
- 4 tbsp butter or coconut oil, liquefied
- 1 tbsp maple syrup (or more if you like sweeter)
Instructions for the Paleo Chocolate Cake
- In a medium bowl, combine all the dry ingredients
- Add maple syrup and butter/coconut oil to the bowl and mix well
- Next, add the eggs to the bowl and mix well
- Stir in the chocolate chunks (leave them unmelted), and mix well
- Lightly oil two 6 inch round cake pans and pour batter into the pans
- Bake at 350F for about 35-45 mins or until a toothpick comes out clean
- Remove cakes from pans and cool on a wire rack before frosting
Instructions for Frosting for the Paleo Chocolate Cake
- Gently melt the chocolate chips using a double boiler.
- When chocolate begins to melt, add butter/coconut oil and maple syrup and mix until it’s smooth
- Remove chocolate from heat and allow it to cool slightly before frosting the cooled cake